Cozy Quinoa Veggie Stir Fry (V, GF)

Could there be anything better than a bowl of cozy quinoa veggie stir fry? Fall is soon approaching, and I notice I crave warm, comforting, and veggie-packed meals during this season. It is so simple to make, easy to pack for lunch the next day, and super satisfying!

Easy cozy quinoa veggie stir fry in a bowl

Ingredients you’ll need to make this quinoa veggie stir fry

All you’ll need to make this recipe is some quinoa, a bag of frozen veggies of your choice (my favourite is Thai styled veggies) and some edamame. You’ll also need some olive oil for cooking your veggies, a few cloves of garlic, and spices to give this dish some flavour. The spices you’ll need include salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, turmeric, and paprika. You can also add some soy sauce or liquid coconut aminos to add more flavour to this recipe.

Easy cozy quinoa veggie stir fry cooking in pan

It makes the perfect meal to pack to work or school for lunch, and has amazing plant-based protein because of the quinoa and edamame. You can also add in some beans or plant-based chicken/ground meat for extra protein.

How to store your cozy quinoa veggie stir fry

You can place your quinoa in an air tight container in the fridge for up to one week. I would not recommend freezing it since it may lose its flavour, and this type of dish tastes better when it’s fresh.

Easy cozy quinoa veggie stir fry with spinach dressing

This cozy quinoa veggie stir fry also pairs well with this spicy spinach avocado dressing! It packs a punch of spice, is loaded with greens, and gives the quinoa a delicious flavour. Now let’s get into the recipe!

cozy quinoa veggie stir fry in a bowl

Cozy Quinoa Veggie Stir Fry (V, GF)

Riri’s Recipes
This cozy quinoa veggie stir fry makes an easy delicious weeknight dinner. Filled with grains, protein, and veggies. You can meal prep this at the beginning of the week and have it for lunch or dinner throughout the week!
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 6 people


  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked quinoa
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups frozen veggie mix I used Thai style mix and 1 bag of edamame – I usually eyeball the amount of veggies I throw in the pan. The more the merrier!
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • optional add-ins: beans, vegan ground meat, etc.


  • Cook 1 1/2 cups of uncooked quinoa as directed on package in a pot filled with water.
  • While the quinoa cooks, take a large pan and heat it on medium-high heat. Drizzle the olive oil and add in the minced garlic.
  • Once garlic is fragrant, add in mixed veggies and let cook for about 5 minutes, then add in all the spices. If the veggies begin to stick, add in a little bit of water.
  • Keep cooking veggies until tender (can pierce with a fork; about 20 minutes).
  • Once veggies are cooked, add in quinoa and stir everything until well combined. (If the mixture is bland after adding the quinoa , add more spices).
  • Scoop quinoa veggie stir fry into a bowl and enjoy!


How to store: Place quinoa in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week. 
Keyword easy quinoa recipes, quinoa veggie stir fry, vegan quinoa recipes

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Author: Riri's Recipes

Hi and welcome to Riri's Recipes! This blog is here to be your guide to healthy, nutritious, and simple recipes! My goal is to share my love of food with the rest of you, and hopefully inspire others to be as passionate about food like I am. This blog will contain healthier versions of classic desserts and meals, as well as my own personal creations. Food is FUEL, and it is so important to feed our bodies what they need in order to perform at their best. Eating mindfully and intuitively will help us keep our bodies and mind at peace, making us healthier and happier living beings. That being said, happy eating!

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